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Perfect for vegetarians and meatless Monday observers alike, vegetarian fajitas are a quick and easy dinner option for busy nights. Fill your vegetarian fajitas with satisfying beans, grilled bell peppers, squash, carrots, mushrooms, and onions.this recipe for low-carb portobello mushroom fajitas.
Alternatively, you can add black beans, fresh cilantro, and marinated carrots to the usual fajita blend of grilled onions and peppers for a heartier vegetarian dish, like in this recipe for smoky vegetarian fajitas. Once you have marinated your vegetables for three hours to overnight, heat a tablespoon of oil in a cast-iron pan or a heavy coated skillet. Then, strain the vegetables from the marinade and add to the pan. Cook the vegetables on medium-high until they are soft and begin to caramelize.
Once your vegetables are cooked to your liking, serve them alongside warmed tortillas, fresh guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream, cheese, and black beans. Invite your guests to build their vegetarian fajitas with the vibrant, smoky-flavored vegetables and accompanying condiments for a quick and healthy Tex-Mex dinnertime treat.
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.